Oct 01

Thursday, October 2, 2014

 

singing christmas tree

REMINDER-TREE PROGRAM ADVERTISING INFO! Want to support the choir and promote a business or show your support for your child? Follow the link below for an advertising contract with all the details about advertising in this year’s Singing Christmas Tree Program!

 

Here is the link: Tree Advertising Form

Here also are some sample ads from last year’s Tree Program:

Ad Sample Pages-Tree

(The high quality of the advertising art is not reflected in these scanned samples!)

 

addams family

REMINDER!! If you missed the Allegros Musical student info meeting, make sure you get your name on the Allegros Musical Auditions sign up sheet so we can make a copy of the audition pieces for you. You can also pick up a copy of the Character Descriptions. The rest of the stuff we did was all verbal, so check with a friend to find out what you missed!

 

Additionally, here is a link to yesterday’s agenda:

Addam’s Family Student Meeting Agenda

Here is a link to the Addam’s Family Commercial we shared with the group:

Addam’s Family Commercial

Here is a link to the Character Description and Plot Synopsis:

Addams Family Character Description

 

 NEW! NEW! NEW! If you want to listen to the audition songs, go to Spotify (if you don’t have it, you can make an account for free), type “Addams Family” in the search bar and the show CD will come up. The cover art is a black and white drawing of the family with a burgundy picture framed border around it.

Here are the pieces with their start and end times (there is a tad of lead in music before each song):

Lowest Guy’s Piece: ”When You’re an Addams”-Start Time 0:24 seconds, End Time 1:09.

Higher Guy’s Piece: One Normal Night (If you want Luke, you should sing this one)-Start Time 1:35, End Time 2:05.

Lowest Girl’s Piece: Death is Just Around the Corner

Start Time 1:01, End Time 1:48.

Higher Girl’s Piece: Pulled-Start Time 2:04, and then the  piece goes until the end of the song.

Advice: Choose the song that you think “sells” you/your voice the best or if one of these characters really appeals to you, select that song.

But, come prepared to sing both songs. The VAST MAJORITY will not be asked (and not being asked doesn’t mean you won’t make the first round cut), but if we ask you to and you can, that could be a good thing for you!

The sheet music is now available in the choir room! Work hard on the auditions songs, memorize them, sing in front of a mirror, for your family and friends or your voice teacher!

 

yellow tee

NEW!  Jessica in The Rainbow will be at Jumpin Java Coffee House in Grand Haven (215 Washington) THIS FRIDAY NIGHT for the spontaneous pre-Indie Rock Fest-fest with other local musicians.  Line-up is 5pm Bryan Ralph, 6pm Jessica in The Rainbow, 7pm The Nouns.  FREE live music, chill hang-out spot, all-ages.  Hope to see you!

 

 

coupon book

REMINDER and DELIVERY DATE CHANGE! The coupon books will be in your hands no later than this Friday. The delivery person had to adjust his schedule.

orange bowl

LAST DAY TO BEG… Could the person that borrowed Sand Yacoub’s orange bowl (at the parade) PLEASE return it? She is sad….

 

Inline image 1

LAST DAY TO ASK! Hey Choir Students! As you all know, coffee house is coming up soon! I have not done a solo before, I have tried out, but my solos never got in, so I want to try again. But I don’t have an accompanist! I’m singing ”Try by Colbie Caillat”. If you do or if you know of someone who does play piano or guitar, let me know ASAP! I’d like it a lot if you learn by ear, but if you don’t, I can find the sheet music for it, but it may take me a little while. So if you would like to help me out and you can play guitar or piano let me know!

My number is: 231-672-0942 if you need to contact me some how! Thanks! Have a good rest of your day!

Love,

Kaitlyn K.

 

 

working-logo

LAST WEEKEND COMING UP! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! REMAINING SHOW RUN: September 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

REMINDER-SHOW THIS WEEK FRIDAY!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

 

REMINDER-SIGN UP!! Fellow Dynamic Duo Members,

On the cabinets next to the School Store, you will see a sign-up sheet asking the name of your act and any special needs for it (mics, cd, piano, etc.). We need all of you to fill this out by Friday!

Don’t forget to meet with your fellow member/s and communicate about your act! Regarding a way to play music for the show, phones are NOT accepted. Our speakers only can use CDs, so make sure you come prepared!

Because of limited seating in the Dance Room, we will all be sitting on the floor with blankets and pillows, making it a laid-back performance, creating much more room. The Choir Board and performers would love everyone to come that can and support our peers. Watching and laughing together is also a bonding experience, not just performing. We will be seating until the Dance Room fills up, so try to get there early to claim a seat! The doors will be opening at 6:30; the performance will be starting at 7. Make sure to bring your own blankets and pillows!

Desserts and water will be provided at the performance, and it is free! Since this is a bonding experience, ONLY students in Choir are allowed! (:

Performers, remember to arrive at 6:15 to check in! Thank you all so much for your generosity of time towards this event. We all appreciate it.

-Your Student Executive Choir Board

Sep 30

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

images

CONGRATULATIONS-CHAMBER CHOIR 2014-2015

CHAMBER CHOIR LIST

Sopranos:
Section Leader- Megan Amhrein
Mia Bricker
Emma Nelson
Marion Oldaker
Kassidy Vredeveld

Altos:
Section Leader- Shayna Bradfield
Alex McCarty
Laprea Anthony
Karli Paggeot
Riley Reeds

Tenors:
Section Leader- Quinn Kendra
Evan Eling
Bricio Eikenberry
Alex Forrest
Joseph VanArendonk

Basses:
Section Leader- Nick Garvey
Jacob Rausch
Ethan Scissons
Austin Decker
Lucas Cooper

***The first rehearsal/meeting will be this Friday from 3:00-3:45! Thanks to everybody that auditioned; we were seriously surprised by all the talent that came!

 

singing christmas tree

NEW! Want to support the choir and promote a business or show your support for your child? Follow the link below for an advertising contract with all the details about advertising in this year’s Singing Christmas Tree Program!

 

Here is the link: Tree Advertising Form

Here also are some sample ads from last year’s Tree Program:

Ad Sample Pages-Tree

(The high quality of the advertising art is not reflected in these scanned samples!)

 

addams family

REMINDER!! If you missed the meeting yesterday, make sure you get your name on the Allegros Musical Auditions sign up sheet so we can make a copy of the audition pieces for you. You can also pick up a copy of the Character Descriptions. The rest of the stuff we did was all verbal, so check with a friend to find out what you missed!

 

Additionally, here is a link to yesterday’s agenda:

Addam’s Family Student Meeting Agenda

Here is a link to the Addam’s Family Commercial we shared with the group:

Addam’s Family Commercial

Here is a link to the Character Description and Plot Synopsis:

Addams Family Character Description

 

coupon book

REMINDER and DELIVERY DATE CHANGE! The coupon books will be in your hands no later than this Friday. The delivery person had to adjust his schedule.

orange bowl

LAST DAY TO BEG… Could the person that borrowed Sand Yacoub’s orange bowl (at the parade) PLEASE return it? She is sad….

 

Inline image 1

LAST DAY TO ASK! Hey Choir Students! As you all know, coffee house is coming up soon! I have not done a solo before, I have tried out, but my solos never got in, so I want to try again. But I don’t have an accompanist! I’m singing ”Try by Colbie Caillat”. If you do or if you know of someone who does play piano or guitar, let me know ASAP! I’d like it a lot if you learn by ear, but if you don’t, I can find the sheet music for it, but it may take me a little while. So if you would like to help me out and you can play guitar or piano let me know!

My number is: 231-672-0942 if you need to contact me some how! Thanks! Have a good rest of your day!

Love,

Kaitlyn K.

 

 

working-logo

LAST WEEKEND COMING UP! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! REMAINING SHOW RUN: September 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

REMINDER-SHOW THIS WEEK FRIDAY!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

 

REMINDER-SIGN UP!! Fellow Dynamic Duo Members,

On the cabinets next to the School Store, you will see a sign-up sheet asking the name of your act and any special needs for it (mics, cd, piano, etc.). We need all of you to fill this out by Friday!

Don’t forget to meet with your fellow member/s and communicate about your act! Regarding a way to play music for the show, phones are NOT accepted. Our speakers only can use CDs, so make sure you come prepared!

Because of limited seating in the Dance Room, we will all be sitting on the floor with blankets and pillows, making it a laid-back performance, creating much more room. The Choir Board and performers would love everyone to come that can and support our peers. Watching and laughing together is also a bonding experience, not just performing. We will be seating until the Dance Room fills up, so try to get there early to claim a seat! The doors will be opening at 6:30; the performance will be starting at 7. Make sure to bring your own blankets and pillows!

Desserts and water will be provided at the performance, and it is free! Since this is a bonding experience, ONLY students in Choir are allowed! (:

Performers, remember to arrive at 6:15 to check in! Thank you all so much for your generosity of time towards this event. We all appreciate it.

-Your Student Executive Choir Board

Sep 29

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

images

CONGRATULATIONS-CHAMBER CHOIR 2014-2105

CHAMBER CHOIR LIST

Sopranos:
Section Leader- Megan Amhrein
Mia Bricker
Emma Nelson
Marion Oldaker
Kassidy Vredeveld

Altos:
Section Leader- Shayna Bradfield
Alex McCarty
Laprea Anthony
Karli Paggeot
Riley Reeds

Tenors:
Section Leader- Quinn Kendra
Evan Eling
Bricio Eikenberry
Alex Forrest
Joseph VanArendonk

Basses:
Section Leader- Nick Garvey
Jacob Rausch
Ethan Scissons
Austin Decker
Lucas Cooper

***The first rehearsal/meeting will be this Friday from 3:00-3:45! Thanks to everybody that auditioned; we were seriously surprised by all the talent that came!

 

singing christmas tree

NEW! Want to support the choir and promote a business or show your support for your child? Follow the link below for an advertising contract with all the details about advertising in this year’s Singing Christmas Tree Program!

 

Here is the link: Tree Advertising Form

Here also are some sample ads from last year’s Tree Program:

Ad Sample Pages-Tree

 

addams family

REMINDER!! If you missed the meeting yesterday, make sure you get your name on the Allegros Musical Auditions sign up sheet so we can make a copy of the audition pieces for you. You can also pick up a copy of the Character Descriptions. The rest of the stuff we did was all verbal, so check with a friend to find out what you missed!

 

Additionally, here is a link to yesterday’s agenda:

Addam’s Family Student Meeting Agenda

Here is a link to the Addam’s Family Commercial we shared with the group:

Addam’s Family Commercial

Here is a link to the Character Description and Plot Synopsis:

Addams Family Character Description

 

coupon book

REMINDER and DELIVERY DATE CHANGE! The coupon books will be in your hands no later than this Friday. The delivery person had to adjust his schedule.

orange bowl

LAST DAY TO BEG… Could the person that borrowed Sand Yacoub’s orange bowl (at the parade) PLEASE return it? She is sad….

 

Inline image 1

LAST DAY TO ASK! Hey Choir Students! As you all know, coffee house is coming up soon! I have not done a solo before, I have tried out, but my solos never got in, so I want to try again. But I don’t have an accompanist! I’m singing ”Try by Colbie Caillat”. If you do or if you know of someone who does play piano or guitar, let me know ASAP! I’d like it a lot if you learn by ear, but if you don’t, I can find the sheet music for it, but it may take me a little while. So if you would like to help me out and you can play guitar or piano let me know!

My number is: 231-672-0942 if you need to contact me some how! Thanks! Have a good rest of your day!

Love,

Kaitlyn K.

 

 

working-logo

LAST WEEKEND COMING UP! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! REMAINING SHOW RUN: September 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

REMINDER-SHOW THIS WEEK FRIDAY!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

 

REMINDER-SIGN UP!! Fellow Dynamic Duo Members,

On the cabinets next to the School Store, you will see a sign-up sheet asking the name of your act and any special needs for it (mics, cd, piano, etc.). We need all of you to fill this out by Friday!

Don’t forget to meet with your fellow member/s and communicate about your act! Regarding a way to play music for the show, phones are NOT accepted. Our speakers only can use CDs, so make sure you come prepared!

Because of limited seating in the Dance Room, we will all be sitting on the floor with blankets and pillows, making it a laid-back performance, creating much more room. The Choir Board and performers would love everyone to come that can and support our peers. Watching and laughing together is also a bonding experience, not just performing. We will be seating until the Dance Room fills up, so try to get there early to claim a seat! The doors will be opening at 6:30; the performance will be starting at 7. Make sure to bring your own blankets and pillows!

Desserts and water will be provided at the performance, and it is free! Since this is a bonding experience, ONLY students in Choir are allowed! (:

Performers, remember to arrive at 6:15 to check in! Thank you all so much for your generosity of time towards this event. We all appreciate it.

-Your Student Executive Choir Board

Sep 28

Monday, September 29, 2014

images

REMINDER-CHAMBER CHOIR AUDITIONS TODAY-Hello choir friends!
This year, we are planning on bringing back the idea of putting together a chamber choir that is open to all choir members to audition. We are looking for 4-5 new people per voice part that are interested and will be dedicated to the group. There will soon be a sign up sheet on the cabinets for auditions.
Auditions are on Monday, September 29th after school in the choir room. In this unique audition process, you will be given a number at the audition and the four judges/section leaders (Megan Amrhein, Shayna Bradfield, Quinn Kendra and Nick Garvey) will be sitting behind a barrier of some sort and will not be able to see your face during your audition. This creates an anonymous audition that is judged solely off your voice. The audition selection is the ending Amen section from The Lord Bless You and Keep You (also the Singers audition selection).
Rehearsals for chamber choir will begin the Friday after auditions from 3:00-3:45and will be every Friday after that from 3:00-3:45 as well. Thanks, hope to see you audition!
-Nick G.

The audition songs are located here:

 Bass-Lord Bless You and Keep You

Tenor-Lord Bless You and Keep You

Alto-Lord Bless You and Keep You

Soprano-Lord Bless You and Keep You

 Here also is a recording all all four parts when combined:

CLICK HERE!

 

addams family

NEW!! Tomorrow (Tuesday) is our one and only meeting regarding being a part of the Allegros Musical–The Addam’s Family! The meeting will begin at 3pm and last about 30ish minutes. If you are planning to audition, you should be there!

orange bowl

NEW! Could the person that borrowed Sand Yacoub’s orange bowl (at the parade) PLEASE return it? She is sad….

executive board

NEW! The student executive board meeting today has been moved to the Performing Arts Center Lobby!

Inline image 1

REMINDER! Hey Choir Students! As you all know, coffee house is coming up soon! I have not done a solo before, I have tried out, but my solos never got in, so I want to try again. But I don’t have an accompanist! I’m singing ”Try by Colbie Caillat”. If you do or if you know of someone who does play piano or guitar, let me know ASAP! I’d like it a lot if you learn by ear, but if you don’t, I can find the sheet music for it, but it may take me a little while. So if you would like to help me out and you can play guitar or piano let me know!

My number is: 231-672-0942 if you need to contact me some how! Thanks! Have a good rest of your day!

Love,

Kaitlyn K.

 

 

working-logo

LAST WEEKEND COMING UP! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! REMAINING SHOW RUN: September 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

REMINDER-SHOW THIS WEEK FRIDAY!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

Sep 25

Friday, September 26, 2014

Homecoming

REMINDER-HOMECOMING PARADE TODAY!!  We are having a Homecoming Choir Group for the parade (Around 50 choir students are committed–you can still join us, even if you did not raise your hand)! You need to wear Mona Shores Choir shirts or Blue and White if you don’t have a choir shirt (even a middle school Choir Shirt is fine!

 The Choir Board would like everyone at the parade route starting point, Mona Shores Baptist Church (3800 Lake Harbor) by 4:30pm, and we will be throwing candy! If you want to throw candy, bring a bucket or bowl and we will fill it up for you! (:

 

Here is a link to a map showing you how to get there from the HS.

http://mapq.st/6-YupDw6I6images

REMINDER-CHAMBER CHOIR AUDITIONS-Hello choir friends!
This year, we are planning on bringing back the idea of putting together a chamber choir that is open to all choir members to audition. We are looking for 4-5 new people per voice part that are interested and will be dedicated to the group. There will soon be a sign up sheet on the cabinets for auditions.
Auditions are on Monday, September 29th after school in the choir room. In this unique audition process, you will be given a number at the audition and the four judges/section leaders (Megan Amrhein, Shayna Bradfield, Quinn Kendra and Nick Garvey) will be sitting behind a barrier of some sort and will not be able to see your face during your audition. This creates an anonymous audition that is judged solely off your voice. The audition selection is the ending Amen section from The Lord Bless You and Keep You (also the Singers audition selection).
Rehearsals for chamber choir will begin the Friday after auditions from 3:00-3:45and will be every Friday after that from 3:00-3:45 as well. Thanks, hope to see you audition!
-Nick G.

The audition songs are located here:

 Bass-Lord Bless You and Keep You

Tenor-Lord Bless You and Keep You

Alto-Lord Bless You and Keep You

Soprano-Lord Bless You and Keep You

 Here also is a recording all all four parts when combined:

CLICK HERE!

 

addams family

NEW!! This coming Tuesday is our one and only meeting regarding being a part of the Allegros Musical–The Addam’s Family! The meeting will begin at 3pm and last about 30ish minutes. If you are planning to audition, you should be there!

 

Inline image 1

NEW! Hey Choir Students! As you all know, coffee house is coming up soon! I have not done a solo before, I have tried out, but my solos never got in, so I want to try again. But I don’t have an accompanist! I’m singing ”Try by Colbie Caillat”. If you do or if you know of someone who does play piano or guitar, let me know ASAP! I’d like it a lot if you learn by ear, but if you don’t, I can find the sheet music for it, but it may take me a little while. So if you would like to help me out and you can play guitar or piano let me know!

My number is: 231-672-0942 if you need to contact me some how! Thanks! Have a good rest of your day!

Love,

Kaitlyn K.

 

 

working-logo

CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! REMAINING SHOW RUN: September 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

REMINDER!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

coupon book

RETURNED COUPON BOOKS NO LONGER ACCEPTED!  We sent the company our final count last night.

AFTER YESTERDAY (THURSDAY), WE CAN NO LONGER RETURN YOUR BOOK UNSOLD. YOU WILL INSTEAD HAVE TO GIVE US THE $20 IMMEDIATELY!  EITHER PAY FOR OR SELL THAT BOOK ASAP! KEEP IN MIND, YOU MADE A CHOICE TO TAKE A BOOK! 

 

Sep 24

Thursday, September 25, 2014

HomecomingREMINDER!! This week is Homecoming and Spirit Week! Here is what you should wear each day!

  • Thursday – Jersey Day

  • Friday – Blue & White Day

REMINDER-PARADE (TOMORROW) FRIDAY!!  We ARE having a Homecoming Choir Group for the parade (Around 50 choir students are committed–you can still join us, even if you did not raise your hand)! You need to wear Mona Shores Choir shirts or Blue and White if you don’t have a choir shirt (even a middle school Choir Shirt is fine!

 The Choir Board would like everyone at the church by 4:30pm, and we will be throwing candy! If you want to throw candy, bring a bucket or bowl and we will fill it up for you! (:

images

REMINDER-CHAMBER CHOIR AUDITIONS-LAST DAY TO SIGN UP IS TODAY (THURSDAY, 2:45PM)! Hello choir friends!
This year, we are planning on bringing back the idea of putting together a chamber choir that is open to all choir members to audition. We are looking for 4-5 new people per voice part that are interested and will be dedicated to the group. There will soon be a sign up sheet on the cabinets for auditions.
Auditions are on Monday, September 29th after school in the choir room. In this unique audition process, you will be given a number at the audition and the four judges/section leaders (Megan Amrhein, Shayna Bradfield, Quinn Kendra and Nick Garvey) will be sitting behind a barrier of some sort and will not be able to see your face during your audition. This creates an anonymous audition that is judged solely off your voice. The audition selection is the ending Amen section from The Lord Bless You and Keep You (also the Singers audition selection).
Rehearsals for chamber choir will begin the Friday after auditions from 3:00-3:45and will be every Friday after that from 3:00-3:45 as well. Thanks, hope to see you audition!
-Nick G.

The audition songs are located here:

 Bass-Lord Bless You and Keep You

Tenor-Lord Bless You and Keep You

Alto-Lord Bless You and Keep You

Soprano-Lord Bless You and Keep You

 Here also is a recording all all four parts when combined:

CLICK HERE!

addams family

NEW!! This coming Tuesday is our one and only meeting regarding being a part of the Allegros Musical–The Addam’s Family! The meeting will begin at 3pm and last about 30ish minutes. If you are planning to audition, you should be there!

 

working-logo

CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! REMAINING SHOW RUN: September 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

REMINDER!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

coupon book

COUPON BOOK ORDERS WERE DUE YESTERDAY! (WEDNESDAY):  We had to call the company with a count last night, but we can take any last minute orders, in class today only (no later than 1:30pm). 

THIS IS THE ABSOLUTE DEADLINE! AFTER TODAY (THURSDAY), WE CAN NO LONGER RETURN YOUR BOOK UNSOLD. YOU WILL INSTEAD HAVE TO GIVE US THE $20 IMMEDIATELY! 

 

Sep 24

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

sweet 16 birthday

NEW!! Happy Birthday to my amazing daughter Meghan!!! Sweet 16!! You can drive!! Woot!
HomecomingREMINDER!! This week is Homecoming and Spirit Week! Here is what you should wear each day!

  • Wednesday – Hawaiian Day

  • Thursday – Jersey Day

  • Friday – Blue & White Day

REMINDER-PARADE FRIDAY!!  We ARE having a Homecoming Choir Group for the parade (Around 50 choir students are committed–you can still join us, even if you did not raise your hand)! You need to wear Mona Shores Choir shirts or Blue and White if you don’t have a choir shirt (even a middle school Choir Shirt is fine!

REMINDER!! The Choir Board would like everyone at the church by 4:30pm, and we will be throwing candy! If you want to throw candy, bring a bucket or bowl and we will fill it up for you! (:

images

REMINDER-CHAMBER CHOIR AUDITIONS-SIGN UP BY TODAY (THURSDAY, 2:45PM)

Hello choir friends!

This year, we are planning on bringing back the idea of putting together a chamber choir that is open to all choir members to audition. We are looking for 4-5 new people per voice part that are interested and will be dedicated to the group. There will soon be a sign up sheet on the cabinets for auditions.
Auditions are on Monday, September 29th after school in the choir room. In this unique audition process, you will be given a number at the audition and the four judges/section leaders (Megan Amrhein, Shayna Bradfield, Quinn Kendra and Nick Garvey) will be sitting behind a barrier of some sort and will not be able to see your face during your audition. This creates an anonymous audition that is judged solely off your voice. The audition selection is the ending Amen section from The Lord Bless You and Keep You (also the Singers audition selection).
Rehearsals for chamber choir will begin the Friday after auditions from 3:00-3:45and will be every Friday after that from 3:00-3:45 as well. Thanks, hope to see you audition!
-Nick G.

Mona Shores Choir Association (MSCA)

NEW! Thanks for attending our Parent Meeting last night! We had 113 students represented by a family! 

 

working-logo

CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! REMAINING SHOW RUN: September 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

REMINDER!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

coupon book

COUPON BOOK ORDERS DUE TODAY! (WEDNESDAY): Our annual “Enjoy the City” Fall Coupon Book Sale is underway, with proceeds benefiting the MSHS Choir program at large. Students were encouraged, but not required, to take home a sample book on Wednesday, take orders and collect the money for each book up front ($20 per book).

All orders, with money (or the returned book is it cannot be sold) are due back on Wednesday, September 24th. Checks can be make payable to: Mona Shores Choir

There are a ton of coupons in the book and you can easily get your money’s worth…Still, I prefer to think of the $20 as a donation to the Mona Shores Choir and the book is merely our way of saying THANKS for supporting our program.

NEW!! **ADDITIONALLY – you can promote the sale of books all over the country.  If you have interested family/friends located far away, direct them here to click on their state/area and read about some of the merchants HERE!

 http://www.enjoythecity.com/buy-a-book.php

Below is a very small sampling/example of some of the expenses we incur each school year. Very few choir expenses are paid with Mona Shores School District funds. As the times have grown more challenging, our choir budget from the district continues to get cut. We are given approximately $30 per student (for the entire year) at this point to run the entire choir program for this district. We spend nearly that much on our sheet music for the Singing Christmas Tree alone! We (the choir and the Mona Shores Choir Parents Association together) also self-support our Singing Christmas Tree, the Allegros Musical and Pop Go the Sailors productions, including paying the salaries for direction, choreography as well as lighting, sound and set design.

Sample Budgetary Expenses-Mona Shores Choir

Sheet Music for Tree $2,621.96

Pop Go the Sailors Lighting Rental $4,200

Choir Banquet Plaques for Seniors $597.95

Pop Go the Sailors Dollar per ticket (for the auditorium upkeep) $1,764

Repairing a damaged microphone after Pop $371.61

Music Books for soloists going to solo and ensemble $157.15

Pop Program Printing $1,170.30

Ice Cream Sundae Bar at the choir banquet $1,350

Poster design-Allegros musical -$125

Pop Go the Sailors Sheet Music $1,417.84

Lighting Filters for Allegros lighting $211

Truck Rental Gas to pick up lighting equipment for Pop $172.64 (each way)

Pop Go the Sailors Sound $4,100 (equipment rental and labor)

Pop Go the Sailors Ticket Printing $313.03

Choir Copy Machine quarterly maintenance agreement fee $510.00

Pop Go the Sailors Poster Printing $112.20

Allegros Musical, Dollar per ticket (for the auditorium upkeep) $1,607

Wireless microphone rental, Fame $700

These expenses alone (only a few among many, many more) total: 23,936.28. In the past we have profited around $3,000 from the sale of these coupon. We tend to average about one book per student…Let’s make that number grow this year! If you love our shows and what choir does for your child, help out if you can!

We do have some pretty cool SALES INCENTIVES in place for students who excel with the sale:

A Free “Enjoy the City Book” For every 5 books sold (cumulative)

A Free Choir T-shirt for 5 or more books sold (limit one)

Entered in a raffle to win one of two cash prizes ($100, $50) for every 5 books sold

(i.e. if you sell 15 books, you will be entered 3 times)

NOTE: You can also order books for states/cities throughout the USA. So, if you want to sell a book to someone out of town that they can use in their area, you will just need to pick up an extra sheet from me!

Thanks for your support!  

 

Sep 22

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

HomecomingREMINDER!! This week is Homecoming and Spirit Week! Here is what you should wear each day!

  • Tuesday –  Hat Day

  • Wednesday – Hawaiian Day

  • Thursday – Jersey Day

  • Friday – Blue & White Day

REMINDER-PARADE FRIDAY!!  We ARE having a Homecoming Choir Group for the parade (Around 50 choir students are committed–you can still join us, even if you did not raise your hand)! You need to wear Mona Shores Choir shirts or Blue and White if you don’t have a choir shirt (even a middle school Choir Shirt is fine!

NEW!! The Choir Board would like everyone at the church by 4:30pm, and we will be throwing candy! If you want to throw candy, bring a bucket or bowl and we will fill it up for you! (:

images

REMINDER-CHAMBER CHOIR AUDITIONS! Hello choir friends!
This year, we are planning on bringing back the idea of putting together a chamber choir that is open to all choir members to audition. We are looking for 4-5 new people per voice part that are interested and will be dedicated to the group. There will soon be a sign up sheet on the cabinets for auditions.
Auditions are on Monday, September 29th after school in the choir room. In this unique audition process, you will be given a number at the audition and the four judges/section leaders (Megan Amrhein, Shayna Bradfield, Quinn Kendra and Nick Garvey) will be sitting behind a barrier of some sort and will not be able to see your face during your audition. This creates an anonymous audition that is judged solely off your voice. The audition selection is the ending Amen section from The Lord Bless You and Keep You (also the Singers audition selection).
Rehearsals for chamber choir will begin the Friday after auditions from 3:00-3:45and will be every Friday after that from 3:00-3:45 as well. Thanks, hope to see you audition!
-Nick G.

Mona Shores Choir Association (MSCA)

REMINDER-TONIGHT! The once annual Choir Parent Meeting (MSCA-Mona Shores Choir Association) will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd at 7 pm in the MSHS Performing Arts Center (auditorium).

 

NEW!! Students earn extra credit points by getting their parents to attend!

 

working-logo

CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! REMAINING SHOW RUN: September 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

REMINDER!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

coupon book

COUPON BOOK ORDERS DUE TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY): Our annual “Enjoy the City” Fall Coupon Book Sale is underway, with proceeds benefiting the MSHS Choir program at large. Students were encouraged, but not required, to take home a sample book on Wednesday, take orders and collect the money for each book up front ($20 per book).

All orders, with money (or the returned book is it cannot be sold) are due back on Wednesday, September 24th. Checks can be make payable to: Mona Shores Choir

There are a ton of coupons in the book and you can easily get your money’s worth…Still, I prefer to think of the $20 as a donation to the Mona Shores Choir and the book is merely our way of saying THANKS for supporting our program.

NEW!! **ADDITIONALLY – you can promote the sale of books all over the country.  If you have interested family/friends located far away, direct them here to click on their state/area and read about some of the merchants HERE!

 http://www.enjoythecity.com/buy-a-book.php

Below is a very small sampling/example of some of the expenses we incur each school year. Very few choir expenses are paid with Mona Shores School District funds. As the times have grown more challenging, our choir budget from the district continues to get cut. We are given approximately $30 per student (for the entire year) at this point to run the entire choir program for this district. We spend nearly that much on our sheet music for the Singing Christmas Tree alone! We (the choir and the Mona Shores Choir Parents Association together) also self-support our Singing Christmas Tree, the Allegros Musical and Pop Go the Sailors productions, including paying the salaries for direction, choreography as well as lighting, sound and set design.

Sample Budgetary Expenses-Mona Shores Choir

Sheet Music for Tree $2,621.96

Pop Go the Sailors Lighting Rental $4,200

Choir Banquet Plaques for Seniors $597.95

Pop Go the Sailors Dollar per ticket (for the auditorium upkeep) $1,764

Repairing a damaged microphone after Pop $371.61

Music Books for soloists going to solo and ensemble $157.15

Pop Program Printing $1,170.30

Ice Cream Sundae Bar at the choir banquet $1,350

Poster design-Allegros musical -$125

Pop Go the Sailors Sheet Music $1,417.84

Lighting Filters for Allegros lighting $211

Truck Rental Gas to pick up lighting equipment for Pop $172.64 (each way)

Pop Go the Sailors Sound $4,100 (equipment rental and labor)

Pop Go the Sailors Ticket Printing $313.03

Choir Copy Machine quarterly maintenance agreement fee $510.00

Pop Go the Sailors Poster Printing $112.20

Allegros Musical, Dollar per ticket (for the auditorium upkeep) $1,607

Wireless microphone rental, Fame $700

These expenses alone (only a few among many, many more) total: 23,936.28. In the past we have profited around $3,000 from the sale of these coupon. We tend to average about one book per student…Let’s make that number grow this year! If you love our shows and what choir does for your child, help out if you can!

We do have some pretty cool SALES INCENTIVES in place for students who excel with the sale:

A Free “Enjoy the City Book” For every 5 books sold (cumulative)

A Free Choir T-shirt for 5 or more books sold (limit one)

Entered in a raffle to win one of two cash prizes ($100, $50) for every 5 books sold

(i.e. if you sell 15 books, you will be entered 3 times)

NOTE: You can also order books for states/cities throughout the USA. So, if you want to sell a book to someone out of town that they can use in their area, you will just need to pick up an extra sheet from me!

Thanks for your support!  

 

Sep 19

Monday, September 22, 2014…Homecoming This Week!

HomecomingREMINDER!! This week is Homecoming and Spirit Week! Here is what you should wear each day!

  • Monday – Sweat Pants/Pajama Day

  • Tuesday –  Hat Day

  • Wednesday – Hawaiian Day

  • Thursday – Jersey Day

  • Friday – Blue & White Day

NEW!!  We ARE having a Homecoming Choir Group for the parade (Around 50 choir students are committed–you can still join us, even if you did not raise your hand)! You need to wear Mona Shores Choir shirts or Blue and White if you don’t have a choir shirt (even a middle school Choir Shirt is fine!

images

REMINDER-CHAMBER CHOIR AUDITIONS! Hello choir friends!
This year, we are planning on bringing back the idea of putting together a chamber choir that is open to all choir members to audition. We are looking for 4-5 new people per voice part that are interested and will be dedicated to the group. There will soon be a sign up sheet on the cabinets for auditions.
Auditions are on Monday, September 29th after school in the choir room. In this unique audition process, you will be given a number at the audition and the four judges/section leaders (Megan Amrhein, Shayna Bradfield, Quinn Kendra and Nick Garvey) will be sitting behind a barrier of some sort and will not be able to see your face during your audition. This creates an anonymous audition that is judged solely off your voice. The audition selection is the ending Amen section from The Lord Bless You and Keep You (also the Singers audition selection).
Rehearsals for chamber choir will begin the Friday after auditions from 3:00-3:45and will be every Friday after that from 3:00-3:45 as well. Thanks, hope to see you audition!
-Nick G.

Mona Shores Choir Association (MSCA)

REMINDER-THIS TUESDAY!! The once annual Choir Parent Meeting (MSCA-Mona Shores Choir Association) will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd at 7 pm in the MSHS Performing Arts Center (auditorium).

 

working-logo

CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! REMAINING SHOW RUN: September 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

REMINDER!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

coupon book

COUPON BOOK ORDERS DUE THIS WEDNESDAY: Our annual “Enjoy the City” Fall Coupon Book Sale is underway, with proceeds benefiting the MSHS Choir program at large. Students were encouraged, but not required, to take home a sample book on Wednesday, take orders and collect the money for each book up front ($20 per book).

All orders, with money (or the returned book is it cannot be sold) are due back on Wednesday, September 24th. Checks can be make payable to: Mona Shores Choir

There are a ton of coupons in the book and you can easily get your money’s worth…Still, I prefer to think of the $20 as a donation to the Mona Shores Choir and the book is merely our way of saying THANKS for supporting our program.

NEW!! **ADDITIONALLY – you can promote the sale of books all over the country.  If you have interested family/friends located far away, direct them here to click on their state/area and read about some of the merchants HERE!

 http://www.enjoythecity.com/buy-a-book.php

Below is a very small sampling/example of some of the expenses we incur each school year. Very few choir expenses are paid with Mona Shores School District funds. As the times have grown more challenging, our choir budget from the district continues to get cut. We are given approximately $30 per student (for the entire year) at this point to run the entire choir program for this district. We spend nearly that much on our sheet music for the Singing Christmas Tree alone! We (the choir and the Mona Shores Choir Parents Association together) also self-support our Singing Christmas Tree, the Allegros Musical and Pop Go the Sailors productions, including paying the salaries for direction, choreography as well as lighting, sound and set design.

Sample Budgetary Expenses-Mona Shores Choir

Sheet Music for Tree $2,621.96

Pop Go the Sailors Lighting Rental $4,200

Choir Banquet Plaques for Seniors $597.95

Pop Go the Sailors Dollar per ticket (for the auditorium upkeep) $1,764

Repairing a damaged microphone after Pop $371.61

Music Books for soloists going to solo and ensemble $157.15

Pop Program Printing $1,170.30

Ice Cream Sundae Bar at the choir banquet $1,350

Poster design-Allegros musical -$125

Pop Go the Sailors Sheet Music $1,417.84

Lighting Filters for Allegros lighting $211

Truck Rental Gas to pick up lighting equipment for Pop $172.64 (each way)

Pop Go the Sailors Sound $4,100 (equipment rental and labor)

Pop Go the Sailors Ticket Printing $313.03

Choir Copy Machine quarterly maintenance agreement fee $510.00

Pop Go the Sailors Poster Printing $112.20

Allegros Musical, Dollar per ticket (for the auditorium upkeep) $1,607

Wireless microphone rental, Fame $700

These expenses alone (only a few among many, many more) total: 23,936.28. In the past we have profited around $3,000 from the sale of these coupon. We tend to average about one book per student…Let’s make that number grow this year! If you love our shows and what choir does for your child, help out if you can!

We do have some pretty cool SALES INCENTIVES in place for students who excel with the sale:

A Free “Enjoy the City Book” For every 5 books sold (cumulative)

A Free Choir T-shirt for 5 or more books sold (limit one)

Entered in a raffle to win one of two cash prizes ($100, $50) for every 5 books sold

(i.e. if you sell 15 books, you will be entered 3 times)

NOTE: You can also order books for states/cities throughout the USA. So, if you want to sell a book to someone out of town that they can use in their area, you will just need to pick up an extra sheet from me!

Thanks for your support!  

 

Sep 18

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Homecoming

NEW!! Next week is Homecoming and Spirit Week! Here is what you should wear each day!

  • Monday – Sweat Pants/Pajama Day

  • Tuesday –  Hat Day

  • Wednesday – Hawaiian Day

  • Thursday – Jersey Day

  • Friday – Blue & White Day

 

NEW!! The Student Executive Board is going to take a quick tally in each class today to see if we have enough people to represent Choir in the Homecoming Parade which takes place after school next week Friday (time TBA).

NEW! Briona “my girl” Bowyer will you go to homecoming with me? -Anthony Shrum

images

NEW! Hello choir friends!
This year, we are planning on bringing back the idea of putting together a chamber choir that is open to all choir members to audition. We are looking for 4-5 new people per voice part that are interested and will be dedicated to the group. There will soon be a sign up sheet on the cabinets for auditions.
Auditions are on Monday, September 29th after school in the choir room. In this unique audition process, you will be given a number at the audition and the four judges/section leaders (Megan Amrhein, Shayna Bradfield, Quinn Kendra and Nick Garvey) will be sitting behind a barrier of some sort and will not be able to see your face during your audition. This creates an anonymous audition that is judged solely off your voice. The audition selection is the ending Amen section from The Lord Bless You and Keep You (also the Singers audition selection).
Rehearsals for chamber choir will begin the Friday after auditions from 3:00-3:45and will be every Friday after that from 3:00-3:45 as well. Thanks, hope to see you audition!
-Nick G.

ommision

FINAL REMINDER! By accident, I blacked out the information regarding our Winter/Festival Concert in the Choir Handbook. Please add to the calendar the date: Tuesday, March 31st, at 7:30pm in the MSHS Performing Arts Center.

Mona Shores Choir Association (MSCA)

REMINDER!! The once annual Choir Parent Meeting (MSCA-Mona Shores Choir Association) will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd at 7 pm in the MSHS Performing Arts Center (auditorium).

 

working-logo

OPENS TONIGHT (FRIDAY)! The musical “Working” is at the Beardsley Theater in downtown  Muskegon soon! SHOW RUN: September 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, and October 2, 3, 4, 2014. CURTAIN TIMES: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3:00 PM. Kendyl White and Kim Sorenson are two Shores Choir Alumni in the cast.

dynamic duos

NEW! Attention Selena Sanchez and Taryn Dean! This is Alex McCarty speaking! Please do not forget that we are meeting Wednesday after school in the practice rooms. Bring any ideas you have inside that intelligent brain of yours! XOXO!

 

NEW!! Make sure you have all contacted each other asap because the show is coming up on October 3rd. Make sure to get to the dance room at 6:15pm SHARP on that night!

lyrics

REMINDER!! A very special thank you to Bria Whiteman for taking the time to type up the lyrics to every single song in the Singing Christmas Tree show! Now you can not only listen to the music, but you can also follow the lyrics as well! Here is a link to all of the lyric sheets:

TREE LYRICS 2014

These are also located under “Pages” on the right hand side of this blog!

Fees/Forms (WAY) FINAL-FINAL REMINDER-NEXT STEP…PARENT PHONE CALL! Forms and fees are now past due. Keep in mind that the consequence for late forms/fee (without an email from you or your parent to me) result in -1 point, per missing item, per day…

coupon book

COUPON BOOK ORDERS DUE THIS COMING WEDNESDAY (next week): Our annual “Enjoy the City” Fall Coupon Book Sale is underway, with proceeds benefiting the MSHS Choir program at large. Students were encouraged, but not required, to take home a sample book on Wednesday, take orders and collect the money for each book up front ($20 per book).

All orders, with money (or the returned book is it cannot be sold) are due back on Wednesday, September 24th. Checks can be make payable to: Mona Shores Choir

There are a ton of coupons in the book and you can easily get your money’s worth…Still, I prefer to think of the $20 as a donation to the Mona Shores Choir and the book is merely our way of saying THANKS for supporting our program.

**ADDITIONALLY – you can promote the sale of books all over the country.  If you have interested family/friends located far away, direct them here to click on their state/area and read about some of the merchants HERE!

 http://www.enjoythecity.com/buy-a-book.php

Below is a very small sampling/example of some of the expenses we incur each school year. Very few choir expenses are paid with Mona Shores School District funds. As the times have grown more challenging, our choir budget from the district continues to get cut. We are given approximately $30 per student (for the entire year) at this point to run the entire choir program for this district. We spend nearly that much on our sheet music for the Singing Christmas Tree alone! We (the choir and the Mona Shores Choir Parents Association together) also self-support our Singing Christmas Tree, the Allegros Musical and Pop Go the Sailors productions, including paying the salaries for direction, choreography as well as lighting, sound and set design.

Sample Budgetary Expenses-Mona Shores Choir

Sheet Music for Tree $2,621.96

Pop Go the Sailors Lighting Rental $4,200

Choir Banquet Plaques for Seniors $597.95

Pop Go the Sailors Dollar per ticket (for the auditorium upkeep) $1,764

Repairing a damaged microphone after Pop $371.61

Music Books for soloists going to solo and ensemble $157.15

Pop Program Printing $1,170.30

Ice Cream Sundae Bar at the choir banquet $1,350

Poster design-Allegros musical -$125

Pop Go the Sailors Sheet Music $1,417.84

Lighting Filters for Allegros lighting $211

Truck Rental Gas to pick up lighting equipment for Pop $172.64 (each way)

Pop Go the Sailors Sound $4,100 (equipment rental and labor)

Pop Go the Sailors Ticket Printing $313.03

Choir Copy Machine quarterly maintenance agreement fee $510.00

Pop Go the Sailors Poster Printing $112.20

Allegros Musical, Dollar per ticket (for the auditorium upkeep) $1,607

Wireless microphone rental, Fame $700

These expenses alone (only a few among many, many more) total: 23,936.28. In the past we have profited around $3,000 from the sale of these coupon. We tend to average about one book per student…Let’s make that number grow this year! If you love our shows and what choir does for your child, help out if you can!

We do have some pretty cool SALES INCENTIVES in place for students who excel with the sale:

A Free “Enjoy the City Book” For every 5 books sold (cumulative)

A Free Choir T-shirt for 5 or more books sold (limit one)

Entered in a raffle to win one of two cash prizes ($100, $50) for every 5 books sold

(i.e. if you sell 15 books, you will be entered 3 times)

NOTE: You can also order books for states/cities throughout the USA. So, if you want to sell a book to someone out of town that they can use in their area, you will just need to pick up an extra sheet from me!

Thanks for your support! 

LAST CALL!! The “Getting To Know You” forms that were handed out on Friday (in Treble and Anchormen only) were due this past (Monday). Lost the form? Print one off by using the link below.

Getting to Know YOU form

 

REMINDER! Are you participating in our awesome scrip program? You can raise lots of money doing so and use that money for many things school related. No need to sell or buy anything (just purchase gift cards from us and use them to pay your tabs just about anywhere and watch your kid’s account grow! Below is the most current scip form detailing what businesses have scrip and what percentage they give back to your account.

REMINDER: 2014-2015 HOURS: School Year Scrip Hours are every Thursday evening from 5:15pm-6:30pm in the front lobby of the High School.

NEWLY UPDATED SCRIP ORDER FORM (UPDATE POSTED ON 8/20/14) AVAILABLE HERE!! Attached is an updated scrip order form for your convenience and information.

Follow this link: MS CHOIR SCRIP FORM (UPDATED 8/20/14

HERE ALSO IS A LINK TO OUR SCRIP EXPLANATION, GUIDELINES AND RULES (updated Sept. 2013)

CLICK HERE: Scrip Explanation, Guidelines and Rules (updated Sept. 2013)

Older posts «